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Correction: California Wildfires story

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:30:38 -0700

PLYMOUTH, Calif. (AP) — In a story July 27 about California Wildfires, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the type of aircraft assisting firefighters battling a wildfire outside Yosemite National Park. They were fixed-wing airplanes and helicopters, not fixed-wing helicopters.

Candlelight Vigil for Gaza at the White House

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:29:06 -0700

Washington, DC: The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) calls on its members to partake in a silent candlelight vigil at the White House on Wednesday, July 30th at 7pm in honor of Palestinians who have lost their lives in Israel's current massacre of Gaza.

President Honors Linda Ronstadt With National Medal of Arts

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:26:41 -0700

Singer Linda Ronstadt got the answer to that question she's been asking for decades: "When Will I Be Loved?"

Podesta Leads U.S. Delegation to the Pacific Islands Forum

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:19:15 -0700

Counselor to the President John Podesta will lead a high-level U.S. Government delegation to the Pacific Islands Forum Post Forum Dialogue (PIF PFD) on August 1 in Koror, Palau, to highlight and build upon our historic relations with the peoples and nations of the Pacific.

Millions fled homes in 2013 due to religious conflict – US

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:18:19 -0700

WASHINGTON DC, USA – Conflicts and repression around the world last year triggered the largest displacement of religious communities in recent memory, the United States said Monday, July 28, revealing millions had fled their homes. "In almost every corner of the globe, millions of Christians, Muslims, Hindus, and others representing ...

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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:18:15 -0700

WASHINGTON, DC - Calling it a "cost of war," Republican and Democratic leaders announced a $17 billion compromise bill Monday that would get veterans to a doctor more quickly, hire more medical staff, add dozens of new facilities and cut bonuses at the Department of Veterans Affairs.

NASA rover breaks out-of-this-world distance record

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:18:00 -0700

WASHINGTON DC, USA – The US space agency's Opportunity rover has now clocked more miles on Mars than any man-made vehicle to reach another celestial body, NASA said Monday, July 28. Since arriving on the Red Planet in 2005, the solar-powered robot has journeyed across 25 miles (40 kilometers) of ...

Quirky World...Boy locked in boot to cure fear of dark

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:14:00 -0700

Pennsylvania parents locked son in car boot to cure fear of dark USA: A western Pennsylvania couple, accused of luring their five-year-old son into the boot of their car with sweets to resolve his fear of the dark, have been granted probation.

Press Releases: Remarks at the Center for American Progress' India: 2020 Program

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:09:52 -0700

Remarks at the Center for American Progress' India: 2020 Program Remarks John Kerry Secretary of State Center for American Progress Washington, DC July 28, 2014 Neera, thank you very, very much. Thank you for confirming to me your mother’s fealty. (Laughter.) I’m deeply appreciative for her support through the years and I’m sorry we lost you when you were 18, but I’m glad you wound up here, as ...

Kuznetsova wins D.C. opener

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:07:31 -0700

Washington, DC (SportsNetwork.com) - Former top-five star Svetlana Kuznetsova was an easy first-round winner Monday at the Citi Open, a U.S. Open Series tennis event.

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